The Devil's Brigade Poster Original One Sheet 1968 William Holden
Exceptionally rare hand litho Australian One Sheet poster with striking artwork by the artist Kossin.The Devil's Brigade is a 1968 American colour war film based on the 1966 book of the same name co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the brigade. The film recounts the formation, training, and first mission of the 1st Special Service Force, a joint American-Canadian commando unit, known as the Devil's Brigade. The film dramatizes the Brigade's first mission in the Italian Campaign, the task of capturing what is considered an impregnable German mountain stronghold, Monte la Difensa. Directed by Andrew V Mclagen and starring William Holden and Cliff Robertson the film was the fourth-most-popular movie in general release in Britain in 1968, after The Jungle Book, Barbarella and Carry on Doctor.